News Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About News

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There are two sayings that are familiar in every news room across the country: 1) sex sells; 2) if it bleeds it leads.
~By Armstrong Williams ~


Raising the minimum wage means raising the living wage - and that's good news for Ohio.
~By Sherrod Brown ~


You can criticize any news staff in some ways, but the one thing that you couldn't call the Village Voice staff was a staff of stenographers, taking notes from public figures and just passing them on.
~By Sydney Schanberg ~


It's really unfair to working women in America who read celebrity news and think, 'Why can't I lose weight when I've had a baby?' Well, everyone you're reading about has money for a trainer and a chef. That doesn't make it realistic.
~By Rachel Zoe ~


I've never canceled a subscription to a newspaper because of bad cartoons or editorials. If that were the case, I wouldn't have any newspapers or magazines to read.
~By Richard M. Nixon ~


The news in Europe, West and East, is still showing America in flames, flood, etc. Cities are shown underwater; befuddled American officials are shown trying to explain why we are winning the war on terrorism.
~By Richard Reeves ~


An American of the present day reading his Sunday newspaper in a state of lazy collapse is one of the most perfect symbols of the triumph of quantity over quality that the world has yet seen.
~By Irving Babbitt ~


I think I understand what military fame is; to be killed on the field of battle and have your name misspelled in the newspapers.
~By William Tecumseh Sherman ~


Debate is almost non-existent and no one is apparently accountable to anybody apart from their political party bosses. It is bad news for democracy in this country.
~By Helen Suzman ~


I have before me a newspaper slip on which a writer expresses the opinion that no one should be allowed to possess more than one million dollars' worth of property.
~By William Graham Sumner ~


We relish news of our heroes, forgetting that we are extraordinary to somebody too.
~By Helen Hayes ~


One is that that's the way we started and we thought there would be more value and less confusion if the business model was just based on delivering news that's of value to Web sites.
~By Jay Chiat ~


In the case of news, we should always wait for the sacrament of confirmation.
~By Voltaire ~


Fashion is treated too much as news rather than what it is, what it does and how it performs.
~By Geoffrey Beene ~


While it's wonderful that investors have access to all the data now available to them, it has become a full-time job to sift through it and separate out the valuable news from the useless noise.
~By Maria Bartiromo ~


There's so much negative imagery of black fatherhood. I've got tons of friends that are doing the right thing by their kids, and doing the right thing as a father - and how come that's not as newsworthy?
~By Will Smith ~


There is an urgent need for Americans to look deeply into themselves and their actions, and musical poetry is perhaps the most effective mirror available. Every newspaper headline is a potential song.
~By Phil Ochs ~


But in 1941, on December 8th, after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, my mother bought a radio and we listened to the war news. We'd not had a radio up to that time. I was born in 1934, so I was seven years of age.
~By Sam Donaldson ~


It was tough for him in that newsroom with Ted Baxter getting all the glory and this poor guy doing all the work. Murray worried so much he worried his hair off!
~By Gavin MacLeod ~


Having loving and supporting parents didn't make me feel any better about the possibility of seeing my personal life splashed across newspapers and tabloids.
~By Mary Cheney ~


Information on the Internet must be as free as in the newspapers.
~By Omar Bongo ~


We're newspaper junkies; I can't imagine life without a newspaper.
~By Sally Quinn ~


There are those who believe we have need of more literature, of a large international publishing house, of a great peace newspaper, or the like. I am rather skeptical about this idea.
~By Fredrik Bajer ~


To go from politics to news, at least the subject matter is the same, even if the view is different.
~By Jerry Springer ~


You are welcome to your intellectual pastimes and books and art and newspapers; welcome, too, to your bars and your whisky that only makes me ill. Here am I in the forest, quite content.
~By Knut Hamsun ~


I was the editor of the school newspaper and in drama club and choir, so I was not a popular girl in the traditional sense, but I think I was known for being relatively scathing.
~By Tina Fey ~


Is the New York Times a Liberal Newspaper? Of course it is.
~By Daniel Okrent ~


I started writing and photographing for different publications and finally ended up being the correspondent in South Asia, for the Geneva-based Journal de Geneve, which at one time used to be one of the best international newspapers in Europe.
~By Francois Gautier ~


What they did was to make a pilot and it may well go to series at the next festival but I don't have any news on that. It's already been on Paramount actually, but as it's on Paramount it'll probably be on several more times... hopefully.
~By Jo Brand ~


It was important on The Shipping News to have my house far enough away from each location so I had this time in the morning to think about my shots and still remain open to surprises once I got to the set.
~By Lasse Hallstrom ~


To the old, the new is usually bad news.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


I have always had strong maternal instincts. Even when I was still a child I cut out pictures of prams from newspapers and imagined the feeling of pushing my own pram through fresh winter snow and seeing the wheels' tracks behind me in the snow.
~By Agnetha Faltskog ~


I think they are paying a lot more attention to news now, by the way, in part because of national-security issues. A lot of young people have friends or family in the military today.
~By Tom Brokaw ~


The greatest felony in the news business today is to be behind, or to miss a big story. So speed and quantity substitute for thoroughness and quality, for accuracy and context.
~By Carl Bernstein ~


I get most of my news from the Jon Stewart Daily Show. It's the most level commentary you can find. You have to laugh, because it's all so true. It's the closest thing to a counterculture.
~By John Mayall ~


Lord of the Rings was something I always wanted to do. I read the book when I was about 25, and I was always hoping if it was ever made into a feature film that I would be involved in some way. And then I finally got it, and I was over the moon. It was fantastic news.
~By Sean Bean ~


House passage is good news for the Northwest corner and our environment.
~By Nancy L. Johnson ~


I would not know how I am supposed to feel about many stories if not for the fact that the TV news personalities make sad faces for sad stories and happy faces for happy stories.
~By Dave Barry ~


If information is true, if it can be verified, and if it's really important, the newspaper needs to be willing to take the risk associated with using unidentified sources.
~By Bob Woodward ~


It's like tabloid news programs that talk about how horrible something is, while at the same time they're glorifying it as their top story.
~By Daisy Berkowitz ~


President Bush's emergency declaration for the State of Texas is great news for the people and communities that have experienced the devastating wildfires firsthand. Already, communities have rallied to help neighbors in need.
~By Randy Neugebauer ~


There is a huge difference between journalism and advertising. Journalism aspires to truth. Advertising is regulated for truth. I'll put the accuracy of the average ad in this country up against the average news story any time.
~By Jef I. Richards ~


It's gotten to the point where it's big news when I don't do a horror film.
~By Donald Pleasence ~


During my Austin years, I was drawing a regular strip for the University Of Texas newspaper, going to school, delivering blood, and trying to change my approach and "style" as much as I could, since I knew that I'd calcify as I got older.
~By Chris Ware ~


The good news is that Jesus is coming back. The bad news is that he's really pissed off.
~By Bob Hope ~


I read the newspaper avidly. It is my one form of continuous fiction.
~By A. C. Benson ~


For a fortnight nobody at all emailed me, or posted a follow-up. Doesn't anyone care, I thought? It turned out my newsreader was broken, and hadn't posted at all.
~By Graham Nelson ~


Our first record, 'Huey Lewis And The News', was seen by no one - it sold 25 copies.
~By Huey Lewis ~


The news media are, for the most part, the bringers of bad news... and it's not entirely the media's fault, bad news gets higher ratings and sells more papers than good news.
~By Peter McWilliams ~


Webster and I are very aloof. The two of us go and sit there by ourselves. I sit by myself in the corner with my book and the newspaper. He kind of runs around a little bit, and then he goes and sits on top of the picnic table. He never plays with other little dogs.
~By Calista Flockhart ~


Before she married my father, my mother was a film reviewer for The Akron Beacon Journal - a small newspaper.
~By Jim Jarmusch ~


People realized that they could come on Fox News Sunday, and they would be well and fairly treated.
~By Brit Hume ~


The bill that job creators and out-of-work Americans need us to pass is the one that ensures taxes won't go up - one that says Americans and small-business owners won't get hit with more bad news at the end of the year.
~By Mitch McConnell ~


Literature is news that stays news.
~By Ezra Pound ~


Don't worry over what the newspapers say. I don't. Why should anyone else? I told the truth to the newspaper correspondents - but when you tell the truth to them they are at sea.
~By William Howard Taft ~


Somebody once said I had a face for radio and a voice for newspapers.
~By Jerry Springer ~


If the news isn't there, don't create it. If I look at local news, I don't know what's real.
~By Willie Herenton ~


We get information in the mail, the regular postal mail, encrypted or not, vet it like a regular news organization, format it - which is sometimes something that's quite hard to do, when you're talking about giant databases of information - release it to the public and then defend ourselves against the inevitable legal and political attacks.
~By Julian Assange ~


But by showing us live coverage of every bad thing happening everywhere in the world, cable news makes life seem like it's just an endless string of disasters - when, for most people in most places today, life is fairly good.
~By Gregg Easterbrook ~


If you tailor your news viewing so that you only get one point of view, well of course you're going to think somebody else has got a different point of view, and it may be wrong.
~By Peter Jennings ~


I had a great time on News Radio, I got to make tons of money in relative obscurity and learn a lot about the TV biz and work on my standup act constantly. It was a dream gig.
~By Joe Rogan ~


After this, I took private lessons in Italian from an elementary school teacher. He gave me themes to write about, and some of them turned out so well that he told me to publish them in a newspaper.
~By Grazia Deledda ~


Fear rules almost every newsroom in the country.
~By Dan Rather ~


In fact, I don't read newspapers any longer.
~By Naomi Campbell ~


So it's the kind of business where you can't wait to get up in the morning and read the papers, or listen to what's on the news, and you know, how the world's going to change.
~By Sanford I. Weill ~


No news is good news.
~By Ludovic Halevy ~


I would have to say News Radio is the highlight of my career. I love the character so much.
~By Stephen Root ~


There isn't as much passion and outrage in today's newspapers. That may be because of a corporate decision, but they've lost their personality.
~By Michael Gartner ~


I was the fattest baby in Clark County, Arkansas. They put me in the newspaper. It was like a prize turnip.
~By Billy Bob Thornton ~


When we saw our plane on TV as breaking news, it was the most surreal experience. A lot of the women were crying. There was a gentleman who was writing in his journal and crying. Seeing that isn't easy.
~By Taryn Manning ~


At 6:30, which was when the national news began, my father raised the volume and adjusted the antennas. Usually I occupied myself with a book, but that night my father insisted that I pay attention.
~By Jhumpa Lahiri ~


I was on the cover of a lot of newspapers. I was on the cover of USA Today for every single day for a month. I was on the masthead, so I tend to get recognized a lot, and in weird places. It's always flattering, and it's always odd. It's always at the worst possible time.
~By Augusten Burroughs ~


What interested me was not news, but appraisal. What I sought was to grasp the flavor of a man, his texture, his impact, what he stood for, what he believed in, what made him what he was and what color he gave to the fabric of his time.
~By John Gunther ~


The good news was that Enterprise and the newly arrived Yorktown had attacked the Marshall and Gilbert islands. Those attacks had a great effect on morale.
~By Jack Adams ~


I write early in the morning, usually after reading portions of at least half a dozen newspapers on the web.
~By Alan Dean Foster ~


And you probably remember all of those papers and documents that they had published in the newspapers. And, you know, when you look at that, it really was their own little jihad that they had going. It just wasn't taken very seriously then.
~By Patty Hearst ~


He is not someone who went off to play in Europe and only a few Americans follow. He has the potential to be on magazine covers and more newspaper coverage.
~By Lamar Hunt ~


Today, especially, when there are so many stations for viewers to choose from, if they want news, they always come to CNN and that's where I wanted to be.
~By Connie Chung ~


What happened was very sad. Mr. Lacey told the staff that he was disappointed and appalled that the front of the book was all commentary and that he wanted hard news.
~By Sydney Schanberg ~


The latest wrinkle is on wrinkles. There is a widespread belief that women can't grow old in television news.
~By Jessica Savitch ~


I busted out of the place in a hurry and went to a saloon and drank beer and said that for the rest of my life I'd never take a job in a place where you couldn't throw cigarette butts on the floor. I was hooked on this writing for newspapers and magazines.
~By Jimmy Breslin ~


The big political news, Arnold Schwarzenegger announced he's running for governor of California, and already, people are chanting, 'Four more vowels, four more vowels.'
~By Craig Kilborn ~


Well, news is anything that's interesting, that relates to what's happening in the world, what's happening in areas of the culture that would be of interest to your audience.
~By Kurt Loder ~


This brought on the news media, TV crews, interviews, and numerous public appearances.
~By Ryan White ~


So at 16 I got a job at the local radio station. And I was working after school and weekends. I did the news; I did everything. I did - played records.
~By Dick Van Dyke ~


Homer is new this morning, and perhaps nothing is as old as today's newspaper.
~By Charles Peguy ~


Every night when I go to bed, I hope that I may never wake again, and every morning renews my grief.
~By Franz Schubert ~


The reason we have not gone to newspapers is because its a slow growth industry and I think they are dying. I'm not sure there will be newspapers in 10 years. I read newspapers every day. I even read Murdoch's Wall Street Journal.
~By Sumner Redstone ~


With a fascist the problem is never how best to present the truth to the public but how best to use the news to deceive the public into giving the fascist and his group more money or more power.
~By Henry A. Wallace ~


But there have been many news reports that water-boarding has been used on Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, who is one of the major al Qaeda figures that we have in U.S. custody.
~By Jane Mayer ~


Trying to determine what is going on in the world by reading newspapers is like trying to tell the time by watching the second hand of a clock.
~By Ben Hecht ~


But I learned first-hand how the news media operates by watching how they interpreted, changed, and misrepresented my intentions.
~By Joey Skaggs ~


In college, I got interested in news because the world was coming apart. The civil rights movement, the antiwar movement, the women's right movement. That focused my radio ambitions toward news.
~By Bob Edwards ~


People can get their news any way they want. What I love about what's happened is that there are so many different avenues, there are so many different outlets, so many different ways to debate and discuss and to inquire about any given news story.
~By Jim Lehrer ~


They pulled Resurrection out of the theatres, so it was running in New York and I was nominated for the Oscar and there was no ad in the newspapers to say it was running. So it was literally killed.
~By Ellen Burstyn ~


I think FoxNews ratings are a reliable guide to the attitudes of the American electorate.
~By Reese Schonfeld ~


Republicans have to be relieved. Given all the bad news this White House has faced, at least the president's hemorrhaging has stopped.
~By Stuart Rothenberg ~


No philosophy, no religion, has ever brought so glad a message to the world as this good news of Atheism.
~By Annie Besant ~


I want everybody in the news business to think of ABC before they go any place else. If it costs us an extra few thousand dollars to do that, what does it mean?
~By Roone Arledge ~


Television is not the exclusive target of promoters. Is Superman really worthy of a Newsweek cover?
~By Phil Donahue ~

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